County judges, residents and environmental leaders from the upper Texas coast met Monday with state officials to pitch projects for funding through a multi-billion-dollar trust established because of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

The hearing was about $360 million to be divided among five Gulf Coast states for environmental restoration efforts.

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Miceal O'Laochdha

What does any of this have to do with the Macondo spill?

David Schuler

Absolutely nothing. It's a feeding frenzy.

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